σ- and π-aryl nitrenium ions

Paul Haberfield, Michael DeRosa

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Abstract

It is suggested that N-acyl-N-acetoxyarylamines solvolyse readily via a π-nitrenium ion, whereas N-alkyl-N-acetoxyarylamines, which would have to react via a σ-nitrenium ion, are stable to solvolysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1716-1717
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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